Commodities

  • Copper mine negotiations nearing end for Freeport, Jakarta

    Divestment scheme for Papua mine remains subject of dispute

  • Malaysia's Petronas cancels $28bn LNG project in Canada

    Petroleum major cites downturn of sector for decision on megaproject

  • Tokyo rebar prices rise on falling Chinese exports

    Domestic demand for the construction material also seen bottoming out

  • Philippine mining stocks drop as Duterte signals mineral export ban

    Following Indonesian example, new policy could push up metal prices

  • Protesters dig in against Taiwan mining rules

    Aborigines and environmentalists attack Asia Cement rights extension

  • Chinese crude steel output hit record in January-June

    Producers worldwide fear return of oversupply

  • Japan develops stronger appetite for US rice

    Price supports make domestic varieties harder to afford for eateries

  • Vandana Hari

    OPEC needs clearly defined endgame to tame oil glut

    Only patience is keeping a production restraint pact from unraveling

  • Australia and its volatile future as an LNG superpower

    Turnbull government prioritizes home market, launches export controls

  • Increased EV production driving materials' prices higher

    Manufacturers scramble to secure cobalt, coke for auto battery boom

  • Will Indonesian diamonds shine on the global market?

    Local entrepreneur wants to restart mining operations in Cempaka

  • Steelmaking material prices rise with Chinese demand

    Supply glut could prematurely end rally

  • Commodities eye

    Dry bulk shipping rates flounder despite rising Chinese imports

    Ample capacity, resource companies keeping lid on prices

  • Gold wire loses luster in semiconductor manufacturing

    Makers turn to copper alternatives due to high gold prices, improved equipment

  • Troubles for top beef exporters feed higher global meat prices

    Top importer China may seek to replace India, Brazil with more reliable producers

  • American LNG exports blow past 2016 tally

    Global competition heats up amid greater supply

  • Supply glut in US weighs on corn prices

    Floundering fodder demand feeds bearishness

  • Japan's potato supply recovering

    Production returns to normal following typhoons last year

  • Formosa Plastics sees oil bottoming out, lowers price target

    Taiwan's largest industrial group posts big drop in April-June profit

  • Malaysian June palm oil stockpile falls on lower output